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A JM schrieb:
> I have an identical drive to the one that is failing. Does that drive
> need to be formatted for this to work?
no, if you dd(_rescue) to the device (the good harddrive) itsself, it does
not have to be formatted. even if it was formatted, say with ext3 - it
will all be overwritten by dd. IOW the target disk should contain no
if you dd to a file:
% dd_rescue /dev/VGforMyth/video /tmp/VGforMyth.img
then /tmp/ has to be accessible (and thus mounted) of course.
> What in particular would you run on the new disk after moving the data?
> xfs_repair -n -v /dev/hdc/video
yes, looks good. but what exactly is "/dev/hdc/video" ? is it a volume
group or something? my new IDE disk on the 2nd IDE-channel (master) would
appear as "/dev/hdc". without the "/video".
if you saved the data to a file you might add "-f" to xfs_repair (although
my xfs_repair-v2.6.28 does without the option too):
% xfs_repair -f -n -v /tmp/VGforMyth.img
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